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Conjures a bouquet of flowers out of the end of a wand.

Probably a Charm, but used as a Jinx with different spelling (“Orchideus”) to turn creatures into flowers on Goblet of Fire video game.


References from the canon

  • Mr. Ollivander used this spell to test Fleur's wand at the Weighing of the Wands (GF18).
  • Tom Riddle "produced a bunch of roses from nowhere" for Hepzibah Smith, which was either sleight of hand or a non-verbal spell, possibly a spell similar to Orchideous (HBP20)
  • In the Goblet of Fire video game, there is an "Orchideus Jinx" (different spelling).




"Orchideae" L. name for the orchid plant family

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